A three day intensive Inner City Capital Connections Training has been announced by  the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC).   The actual training seminar, the Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program,  is designed to help small businesses in economically distressed areas access capital, achieve sustainable growth, and connect with debt and […]

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National Rebuilding Day – April 27, 2013 – President Toni Preckwinkle joined more than 100 volunteers, including Cook County employees, completing major repairs to the homes of two residents in Harvey, Illinois, on Saturday as part of National Rebuilding Day.   The County contributes $105,000 annually to Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago through its Community Development Block […]

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There will be a meeting of the COOK COUNTY LAND BANK AUTHORITY Board of Directors on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the hour of 8:00 A.M. at the Metropolitan Planning Council, 140 South Dearborn, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois 60603 to consider the attached agenda items. Download Agenda Items    

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President Preckwinkle Announces BUILT in Cook Loan Fund $30 Million Loan Guarantee Program approved by HUD will spur economic growth President Preckwinkle today announced that Cook County received approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a $30 million loan guarantee program to finance four types of sustainable development. They are: […]

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Bureau Chief for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, Herman Brewer,  participated in a panel on April 15th on the topic of Interjurisdictional Collaboration in Cook County.  Also on the panel were: David G. Pope , Village of Oak Park Robin Snyderman, Principal, BRicK Partners Mary W. Vasys,Principal,Vasys Consulting, Ltd. Janice Morrissy, Deputy Executive Director […]

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Media Contact – President’s Press Office  – press@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced a new Economic Growth Agenda outlining strategies to strengthen economic development throughout Cook County and the Chicago metropolitan region.    Nine strategies highlight need for cooperation throughout the metropolitan area.

 

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From the monthly archives: April 2013